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Southwestern Illinois College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$16,330 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,804 tuition
$8,288 off campus room & board
$1,088 books
$150 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$19,746 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$10,220 tuition
$8,288 off campus room & board
$1,088 books
$150 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$3,567 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
64% of students receive aid
49% get federal aid ($4,055 avg)
13% get state aid ($1,026 avg)
14% get institn'l aid ($3,567 avg)
27% get loans ($2,971 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 8.81% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 8.26% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $4,425 59%
Federal Grant Aid $4,055 49%
Pell Grants $3,972 49%
Other Federal Grants $651 7%
Institution Grant Aid $3,567 14%
State Grant Aid $1,026 13%
Student Loans $2,971 27%
Federal Loans $2,922 27%
Other Loans $4,910 1%

Merit Aid Available

No known Merit Aid available.

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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: May 31
Financial aid deadline: May 31
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Southwestern Illinois College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
2500 Carlyle Ave
Belleville, IL 62221-5899
(618) 235-2700
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $243
Out of State $365


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Khalil from EAST SAINT LOUIS, IL
  • Oct-07-2013 I am a current student here

    To get your bang for the buck, try not to use up all of your scholarship and financial expense money because the tuition here is very cheap.

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  • 5
  • Amanda from Waterloo, IL
  • Sep-12-2013 I am a past student here

    Financially, choosing to attend a community college for my first two years of higher education was genius. I received several scholarships, and ended up going free of charge- textbooks and all! SWIC offers so many scholarships, and it is so easy to apply- why wouldn't you check it out?

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  • 5
  • Morgan from Belleville, IL
  • Jul-26-2013 I am a past student here

    It is completely affordable. They also offer financial aid like it's going out of style. There is a scholarship which gives you a free ride, not including books, if you're in the top ten percent of your high school class. The money is defiantly worth the education. There were many stimulating classes and quality teachers.

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  • 4
  • Sarah from New Baden, IL
  • Jul-05-2013 I am a current student here

    It's a great value, and tuition doesn't cost much per semester. Books are a little pricey, but it's a Barnes and Noble bookstore.

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